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Grimstone, Dorset

Historical Description

Grimstone, a hamlet in Stratton parish, Dorsetshire, with a station on the G.W.R. called Grimstone and Framp-ton, 149 miles from London, and 4½ NW of Dorchester. A tunnel of the railway, in the vicinity, is 600 yards long.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDorsetshire 
Civil parishStratton 
DioceseSalisbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Grimstone from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Dorset is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Grimstone are available from a number of sites:

DistrictWest Dorset
CountyDorset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtDT2
Post TownDorchester